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Rahul will be back soon, Sonia assures Amethi residents

Rahul, who went on the sabbatical on February 22, is likely to return in April.

By: Press Trust of India Written by Maulshree Seth | Amethi/rae Bareli | Published: March 29, 2015 12:53 am
sonia gandhi, crop damage, crop loss, farmer crop loss, sonia farmer meet, “Both Rahul and Priyanka will be among you all very soon,” Sonia Gandhi said while replying to questions on whereabouts of the party Vice President.

For people of Amethi, who have been waiting for their MP Rahul Gandhi to listen to their problems, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi stepped in instead and assured them that the party vice-president would be back soon.

Most locals seemed convinced and gave her a hard time by stopping her cavalcade at various places with their long list of complaints. A few days ago, several posters of ‘MP missing’ had come up in Amethi.

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At some places they even told Sonia that verbal assurances were not enough and asked her to send Rahul to listen to their problems. She, on the other hand, kept on asking Rahul’s representative to note down complaints and grievances. “He will be back soon and will visit these people. I am here on his behalf. Rahul or Priyanka or me, it does not matter. Amethi and Rae Bareli are both our responsibilities,” said Sonia, when asked “when would Rahul come back?”

However, as the information about Sonia’s visit spread, locals started gathering along road side at different places.

In Fursatganj area of Amethi, locals stopped Sonia’s cavalcade to complain about poor condition of roads.

“Kehne se kuch nahi hoga madam. Road banwa dijiye. Vidhayak to sunte nahi hai (verbal assurances would not help much. Even local Congress MLA also does not listen)” Satish Singhal, a villager in Fursatganj told Sonia after he along with other villagers stopped Sonia’s cavalcade. Another villager, Ajai Kumar Singh, shouted, “Rahul ji ko bhejiye”. Sonia listened to the complaints and assured villagers that Rahul would visit them soon.

In Tendewa village of Bahadurpur block in Amethi, students and teachers of a madarsa stopped her cavalcade and complained that long time back they had requested Rahul for stoppages of some trains there. They also asked Sonia to intervene and ensure repair of the road. Sonia told them that work has been sanctioned.

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  1. Amit Shah
    Mar 28, 2015 at 9:58 pm
    No one cares dear Mrs. hi!
    1. S
      Mar 28, 2015 at 11:51 pm
      The anti-Hindus are very busy in trying to regain sympathy of their lost power. Bharat Wasi, be clever, do not let the enemies of Hindus get any power in Hindustan. Hindu Raj is needed in Hin- dustan.
      1. Manohar Sharma
        Mar 28, 2015 at 10:44 pm
        Does any body miss RaOwl in India except hi family?
        1. k
          Mar 28, 2015 at 7:26 pm
          Sonia madam, people are just curious to know why he disappeared with out telling his party.They are not dieing to see him and won't miss him he does not ever come back.
          1. S
            Mar 28, 2015 at 9:08 pm
            The head priest at the Myanmar Buddhist monastery , where Rahul is hiding , is planning to rename Rahul as" Baba Budh" thereby allowing to let people choose whether to add "a" or " u" after the word Budh-.
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